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Nd:YAG laser in kidney surgery
Author(s): Andrzej Gomula
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Paper Abstract

The paper presents the way laser light affects tissue, especially kidney tissue. Animal experiments include the use of Nd:YAG laser in kidney surgery. When the outcome of these experiments turned out to be good Nd:YAG laser was used to operate on kidneys in 45 human patients. The results of a five-year follow-up period of these patients let Nd:YAG laser be considered a good tool to cut and coagulate renal parenchyma.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 March 1996
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2781, Lasers in Medicine, (27 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236835
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Andrzej Gomula, Military Academy of Medicine/Central Clinical Hospital (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2781:
Lasers in Medicine
Tadeusz Kecik; Wlodzimierz Nowakowski, Editor(s)

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